Fooled for love by fake cop


The Guardia Civil have arrested two people in Guardamar del Segura for allegedly conning €57,000 out of a woman using a so-called ‘romance scam’.

This involves gaining the victim’s confidence by faking a romantic relationship in order to borrow money from them and never pay it back, explained a spokesman for the force.

This investigation, directed by a court in Denia, was launched by the Guardia Civil computer crimes unit after the woman, who lives in Teulada, made an official complaint.

Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News

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